Roger Federer breezes past Nick Kyrgios, whose copycat tactics are not enough to thwart Swiss master

Roger Federer breezes past Nick Kyrgios, whose copycat tactics are not enough to thwart Swiss master

Posted September 02, 2018 08:44:50 Photo: At times, the brilliance of Roger Federer left the outspoken Nick Kyrgios speechless. (AP: Jason DeCrow) Related Story: Nadal survives a massive scare to progress, Ash Barty also through Roger Federer has delivered a tennis masterclass to send Nick Kyrgios out of the US …

How to master the subtle art of choosing a listing price

How to master the subtle art of choosing a listing price

SELLING your home but not sure what to list it at? Welcome to the club. Knowing what is fair value in a rapidly changing market like Sydney’s is difficult. Add in the differences in market conditions across city regions and it is understandable why so many sellers are unsure of …

US playwright Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

US playwright Neil Simon, Broadway’s master of comedy, dies at 91

Posted August 27, 2018 07:12:24 Photo: Simon won four Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize among many other accolades. (AP: Gary Stuart, file) US playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as The Odd Couple and Barefoot in the Park dominated Broadway for decades, has died. …

Master paint-maker David Coles shares the stories behind popular pigments

Master paint-maker David Coles shares the stories behind popular pigments

Updated August 23, 2018 05:21:58 Photo: About 250,000 sea snails were sacrificed to make one ounce of Tyrian or Imperial purple. (Supplied: Thames & Hudson Australia/Adrian Lander) Related Story: A revolution in colour: how Impressionism changed the face of the art world The history of colour has stories to thrill …

Master clock maker Guenter Best is still having the time of his life

Master clock maker Guenter Best is still having the time of his life

Posted July 29, 2018 08:00:37 Photo: Guenter Best’s passion is for mechanical clocks, from grandfathers to pocket watches. (ABC Radio Perth: Glynn Greensmith) In a small home workshop in Perth’s eastern suburbs, 79-year-old Guenter Best is keeping the craft of watch and clock making alive. The German-born master craftsman moved …